Bogus online car listing scams South Carolina mother out of stimulus check


(WSPA) – An Upstate mother has a message for anyone looking to buy a car online: watch out for scams.

Imposters pretending to be with the popular site eBay motors tricked her out of her stimulus check, and now she wants to make sure you don’t fall victim.

“I was very excited. We’ve never had a nice car,” said Kimberley Land.

The Pendleton mother-of-two says she is pretty used to being left stranded by clunkers on the side of the road.

“It’s just, you know, when you don’t think something couldn’t happen to you, it will,” said Land.

But when she found a 2007 Nissan Altima selling on eBay for the same exact amount as her stimulus check, she thought she had finally caught a break.

“I was just so excited about the car, I still thought it was real. I even asked my sister. I asked my brother-in-law. I asked several people and I showed them the emails and they thought it was just as real,”…

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